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Oak Barrel Ale | Queen City Brewing Limited

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Brewed by:
Queen City Brewing Limited
Virginia, United States | website

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by on 01-03-2009

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2.57/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Thanks to jacwattsrugger for bringing this back from a recent trip through Virginia!

Pours hazed light brown with a ruby tint. Pretty translucent for a dark-bodied brew, though. A thin head leaves no lacing.

The smell is of bourbon - not strong, but there. Caramel and a tart fruitiness mix in.

The taste of tart fruit and some caramel override the bourbon. Where did the bourbon go? Only hints remain - a touch comes through in the finish.

"Plop-plop, fizz-fizz". Still heard, literally, heard, the fizz half-way through. Over-carbonated. The carbonation thins it, cutting through the flavour (which wasn't thrilling anyway).

The tart/sour character and lack of depth, body and bourbon is really ridiculous. Might be a bottling issue, might just be an "off" beer.

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Oak Barrel Ale from Queen City Brewing Limited
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